Month: May 2012

  • Francez joins department as assistant professor

    Itamar Francez, who’s currently a Harper-Schmitt Fellow, will be joining our department in the Fall as a tenure-track assistant professor. Please join me in welcoming him on this new, more durable basis!

  • McNabb heading to Konstanz

    Yaron McNabb, who recently defended his dissertation , “The Syntax and Semantics of Degree Modification”, has accepted a two-year postdoctoral research position at the University of Konstanz, where he will be part of a project on “Decomposition of comparative and superlative quantificational noun phrases at the syntax/semantics interface”.  Congratulations, Yaron!

  • Grano heading to Maryland

    Tommy Grano will take up a post-doc position at the Department of Linguistics at the University of Maryland this coming Fall. Congratulations, Tommy!

  • Merchant received the Quantrell Award

    Jason Merchant was awarded the Quantrell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching on May 24, 2012. Congratulations, Jason. Well-deserved!

  • Bueno-Holle received Smithsonian fellowship

    Juan Bueno-Holle, who’s currently conducting fieldwork in Mexico on Izthmus Zapotec, has been awarded a Smithsonian fellowship for next year. Congratulations, Juan! Well-done!